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Winter Storm Watch issued December 07 at 2:37AM PST until December 09 at 4:00PM PST by NWS

...WINTER STORM FOR MUCH OF THE REGION POSSIBLE LATE THIS WEEK... .A LONG PERIOD OF LIGHT ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL ADD UP TO POSSIBLE MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OVER A 24 TO 36 HOUR PERIOD. ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL BEGIN THURSDAY AFTERNOON IN THE CASCADES AND BEGINNING THURSDAY EVENING OVER THE REST OF THE REGION. THE SNOW WILL TAPER OFF OVER MOST AREAS BY LATE FRIDAY...SNOW SHOWERS

This Afternoon

Hi25° Mostly Sunny

Tonight

Lo15° Partly Cloudy then Chance Snow

Thursday

Hi24° Snow

Thursday Night

Lo21° Snow

Friday

Hi29° Chance Snow

Friday Night

Lo21° Chance Snow

Saturday

Hi31° Chance Snow

Saturday Night

Lo22° Mostly Cloudy

Sunday

Hi32° Slight Chance Snow

Sunday Night

Lo22° Chance Snow

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Cosmic Crisp to star at annual Hort Expo

WENATCHEE — Cosmic Crisp, the new star among apple varieties, will shine here starting Monday when it takes center stage at the Washington State Tree Fruit Association’s 112th Annual Meeting and NW Hort Expo.

Mechanical glitch stalls lift on Mission Ridge’s opening day

WENATCHEE — A stalled chairlift at Mission Ridge Ski & Board Resort restarted Friday afternoon after a mechanical problem interrupted service for three hours and forced skiers to evacuate lift chairs with the help of rappellers with the Mission Ridge Ski Patrol. 

Everyday Business | Home prices continue upward trend

House market jingle: The best holiday gift for local homeowners — particularly those selling their homes now — has to be this year’s continuing rise in prices. In October, the median sales price in the Wenatchee market rose to $269,450, up 8 percent from $250,000 last year, reports Pacific Appraisal Associates. Even better for sellers, the median price hit $280,000 over the last 90 days.
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30 Under 35 | Next question: Heidi Huddle

The Wenatchee Valley Business World’s “30 Under 35” program honored young community leaders earlier this year. We tap their thoughts in this Sunday interview series.
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Black Friday shopping

Black Friday brought out long lines of early morning shoppers, including hundreds at Hooked on Toys in Wenatchee. 

Semi crashes close Blewett Pass on Friday

BLEWETT PASS — Blewett Pass was closed for about four hours Friday morning after a semi crashed, followed by three more semi collisions resulting from the first, the Washington State Patrol reports.
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Give NCW | Kids eager to learn science through robotics

WENATCHEE — They may not know it, but jobs in science and technology await many young kids who today are playing with Legos. A group called FIRST Washington wants to capitalize on that and give hundreds of youngsters a head start on their careers, and it’s all fun.